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25 Most Recent Travel Short Stories

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7-day Mexican Cruise for Cancer Research by Cynth'ya cynthyaspeaks@gmail.com
This is more about the seriousness of being able to extend quality of life. That's all that's important to me in my life now. . . do things that help extend and improve the quality of life. When I asked a few weeks ago if any authors wanted to go on a cruise, I wasn't kidding. This is an..
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Read excerpt from 714 714 by Mike Walton
(This is a chapter from a book I'm writing tentatively called "Wreathless". It's the story about a group of college students employed by the Boy Scouts in Kentucky and Tennessee and is based loosely on my own experiences doing the same while in college. Enjoy!) The first one was the hard..
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View Photo of A Chance Meeting? Read excerpt from A Chance Meeting? A Chance Meeting? by Bradley Fralick
P>THIS was just a fun story to write!/P>..
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A Colorado Pilgrimage by Niki Collins-Queen
The Art of Pilgrimage is for the traveler who longs for something more than diversion and escape, for those searching for a path to the heart and the soul of the land. Phil Cousineau ..
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A Conversation Between Kate and Sasha (With Sarah L Tagert) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
worried ..
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A Fearless Buck by Niki Collins-Queen
The buck stood frozen in the dark water like a majestic statue. His soft brown eyes regarded us with curiosity. ..
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A Foreigners Worst Nightmare by Sharon Lockwood
A Foreigners worst Nightmare is based on a true story of a student/teacher I met while living in China...
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A Hiwassee River Canoe Trip by Niki Collins-Queen
Fifteen Georgia Wilderness Society members and friends canoed the Hiwassee Tennessee’s State Scenic River. This breath-takingly beautiful river meanders among the Blue Ridge Mountains and the hard woods of Tennessee’s Cherokee National Forest. The photo is of Niki Queen paddling the Hiwass..
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A Love Affair With Yellowstone by Niki Collins-Queen
I have sat mesmerized by Yellowstone National Park documentaries and desperately wanted to experience its beauty in person. In the spring of 2008 I fulfilled this lifelong dream. ..
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A Moose Encounter in Wyoming’s Grand Teton Mountains by Niki Collins-Queen
I froze when I rounded the next bend. A moose stood eating right on the trail. It seemed wise to wait since the snow looked hip to knee deep in the adjacent woods. ..
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A Rare Visit to Makkah in Saudi Arabia by John Herlihy
A unique visit to Makkah in Saudi Arabia in order to make the Umrah or "lesser pilgrimage" during the holy month of Ramadhan...
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Read excerpt from A Reminder in a Pinch A Reminder in a Pinch by Mike Walton
This is a chapter from a book I'm writing tentatively called "Wreathless". It's the story about a group of college students employed by the Boy Scouts in Kentucky and Tennessee and is based loosely on my own experiences doing the same while in college. Enjoy!..
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A Spirit Is In The House by shawn underwood
I attended one of the classes offered at aptly named, Psychic Tools. The guest speaker is a well known psychic...
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View Photo of A Young James Bertino Takes A Ride With John Wiessner Read excerpt from A Young James Bertino Takes A Ride With John Wiessner A Young James Bertino Takes A Ride With John Wiessner by Jay Dubya
Author Jay Dubya describes a 1976 ride from Hammonton, New Jersey to Ocean City, Maryland, when the writer was humorously accompanied by a young James Bertino, who is now a Councilman in the author's hometown of Hammonton...
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AGRA AND THE TAJ MAHAL by Howard Campbell
By two private cars from New Delhi to Agra..
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All the Churches in Leuven by dennis batchelder
An inadvertent midnight exploration of most of the churches in downtown Leuven (university town in Belgium)..
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Almost Too Dear For Words by Frank Koerner
(originally published in "The German Connection", Spring 2001) An appealing blend of personal anecdotes, culture, and history is presented in describing a life-changing experience during an extraordinary journey in an otherwise ordinary life. ***********************..
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An Independence Flight by Paul Mc Cann
Sometimes we must leave a place to see where we're ast ...
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An Irish Story by Ulrike Gerbig
My love for the Emerald Isle is endless.....
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Anticipation (By Michael Wayne Doucet) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Michael Doucet, Jenna Whitson's fiance', shares his excitement about the coming of their guests from Tennessee, who will be staying with them for three days before they continue on with their cruise...
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Anticipation...(By Jenna Aurora Whitson) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Jenna Whitson can't contain her excitement at the thought of meeting Louisiana Sandusky's husband, Bill, and her kids, Ronee' and Johnny, who are all on their way to Alaska via ship...
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Read excerpt from Athols Athols by MD Kincaid
A town full of Athols: Athol, Idaho..
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AU-TO-MO-BILES by Tom Hyland
What type of 'wheels' do you drive? WHY? What color is your vehicle? Does he/she/it ... have a Name? WHY? WHY NOT? ..
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Australian Min Min Lights by Jim Potts
The Min Min lights are often seen in Western Queensland in Australia. They have been recorded since the turn of the century. Many explanations have been put forward for their existance. I've travelled that country a time or two, and never seen them, although I've met others who swear they have..
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Awesome Springtime Activities in Dubai by Dawn Richards
Visiting Dubai during early spring months of March to May is quite enjoyable. This magnificent city has become a popular tourist destination showcasing attractions like Burj Khalifa and Jumeira Beach Park...
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Back From Greece! by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Louisiana Sandusky and her husband, Bill, have returned home from Greece; they went to Greece for a friend's wedding, and they had a wonderful time...
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View Photo of Back to the Ship! Read excerpt from Back to the Ship! Back to the Ship! by Bradley Fralick
More in the "The Ultimate Dive Trip" series of stories.....
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Our Trip To Gatlingburg, Tennessee by Mamie Smith
Exploring the hills and mountains of Gatlingburg, TN opened up new pastures and led us to greener pastures--literally. It was fun, food and friendship--a trip to remember!..
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Barbara Tyrrell: A Heroic Life by Niki Collins-Queen
My grandmother was stunned when she discovered another woman camping alone in the mid 40s in South Africa. Her name was Barbara Harcourt Tyrrell. She had transformed a delivery van with yellow wheels into a “caravan” named “Nixie.” She later wrote, illustrated and published a book called “A Medley o..
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Bargemon - The Pearl of the Var by Annie Le Voguer
Bargemon travel item ..
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Bimini, A Great Small Place by Ken Medernach
Bimini, the days gone by..
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Blind Spot by David Arthur Walters
Miami's South Beach blind spot..
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Breakfast in Madinah, the City of Light by John Herlihy
A visit to the Prophet's Mosque in Madinah, Saudi Arabia during the fasting month of Ramadhan where the Messenger Mohammed lies buried...
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Bumps in the Road [in 100 words] by Sable Esp
The 100 word story of a car ride...
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Busker On The Bus by Paul Mc Cann
With many miles to go and mountains to clim the busker makes his way to London ...
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California Blues: Going West Italian Style by Venera Di Bella Barles
The family moves to California from New York State in 1946. We travel along Route 66 in a homemade trailer...
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California Weirdoes by David Arthur Walters
Late Sixties anecdote from The Golden State..
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Canoeing and Hiking Florida’s Panhandle by Niki Collins-Queen
Lynn, my canoe partner, and I became alarmed when an otter ambushed our canoe. ..
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Canoeing Florida’s Santa Fe River by Niki Collins-Queen
After eating a picnic lunch at Lily Springs on the Florida’s Santa Fe River a few of us explored the residence of Ed Watts, a man local newspapers call a “Living Legend,” “Naked Ed or “The Wild Man of Lily Springs.” ..
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Canoeing the Everglades 100-mile Wilderness Waterway in Florida by Niki Collins-Queen
Christmas with a stranger on the Everglades 100-mile Wilderness Waterway. From Niki's book “Earth, the Forgotten Temple: A Spirit Quest in the Wilderness” ..
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Caribbean Cruise by Amy Black
This is a story of my first caribbean cruise..
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Chapter 1 of Restless Waves by Miller Caldwell
The start of a world cruise. Full of doubts but adventures about to unfold...
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Clark's Creek Nature Trail Summer Adventures by Keith John Paul Horcasitas
Fun Memories of hikes with our three children to Clark's Creek Nature Trail in Woodville, Mississippi in the upper Tunica Hills region, including water fall sites, narrow and treacherous trails and a treasure trove of outdoor scenery!..
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CLASSICO: Inspired fiction from travels through Tuscany by David Grant
A jaunt through the Chianti Region of Tuscany takes a sharp turn for the worse...
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Come fly with me by Alex Nodopaka
For those afraid to fly.....
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Cruise Diaries, Conclusion (By Roberto Sormiento) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Roberto is just about done with his cruise to Cozumel, Mexico, and he isn't too happy about it. He and his wife, M'Buti, as well as their six-and-a-half-year-old son, Jubaki, still have two days left of their cruise; they will leave for Galveston, Texas, later tonight, and they should be off the shi..
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Cruise Diaries, Part One (By Roberto Sormiento) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
The Sormiento family is currently on a cruise to Cozumel and Carmen del Playa, in Mexico, for a week. This is a first in a series of journal entries, done journal-style. ..
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Cruise Diaries, Part Two: By M'Buti (And Sick At That!) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
M'Buti is not feeling too well at the present time: she is on a cruise ship, and it is NOT smooth sailing for her. This is her first entry into the family's series of cruise diaries, as a way to document their trip...
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Dancing elephants of Chang Mai by Leonie Campbell
The wonders of Chang Mai welcomed us with its exotic charms and the elephants walked sofly through the jungle......
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Danger Calls by dennis batchelder
A trip to Pondicherry in India shows its rough side...
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Norway to Spitzberg - photobook - blurb.com
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the magnificence of the Norwegian fjords and the polar circle, a saga of the midnight sun...  
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